Why (and how) to gift your child a world of words
Kathleen Hipfner-Boucher and Xi Becky Chen recently reminded us of the importance of building a strong vocabulary from the early years. Knowing and understanding many words impact later literacy outcomes and getting an early start is crucial. Caregivers can continuously support their young one’s word learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic through a diverse range of activities. Storybook reading is one such activity that carries it weight in gold, especially when paired with story re-telling.